Each student and staff member brings to the New York City public school community the richness of our City’s cultural diversity and the desire for respect.
The NYC DOE is committed to maintaining a safe and supportive learning environment that is free from harassment, intimidation and/or bullying and from discrimination based on actual or perceived race, color, citizen-ship/immigration status, religion, creed, national origin, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, or weight.
The NYC DOE launched the citywide Respect For All program in 2007 to … [Continue reading...]
Friend of Dalai Lama and Healer for All
Gaia Holistic Inc is a Not-for Profit Public Foundation under 501(c)(3), approved by the United State Federal Government. Its donations are tax deductible under the law. Gaia Holistic strives for the betterment and the happiness of all sentient beings on this planet, constantly working toward dispelling of suffering through various programs and teachings.
DR KAZUKO ONNETSU FAR INFRA-RED THERAPY AND TRAINING
Based on Ancient Japanese traditional healing coupled with modern science of Far Infra-Red, this modality helps to reduce stress and pain (shoulder ache, backache, stomach ache, headache, knee pain, joints pain, muscle pain, etc.) to improve conditions such as chronic fatigue, constipation, rheumatism, skin problems, sports injuries, … [Continue reading...]
Toys for Tots began in 1947 with one U.S. Marine Unit delivering 5,000 toys to less fortunate children in Los Angeles. Today, the organization has representation in nearly 780 communities and all 50 states, delivering joy to our nation’s neediest children. With the significant support of Toys“R”Us over the past decade, the Marines have fulfilled the Christmas dreams of an average of 7 million children each year.
Learn How Your Listeners Can Get Involved in the 12th Annual Celebration by Donating Toys or Cash at Local Toys“R”Us and Babies“R”Us Stores
Lieutenant General Pete Osman, USMC (Ret), President and Chief Executive Officer for the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation
STATISTICS ON LOCAL TOY DRIVES AVAILABLE BY MARKET
There are currently 15.5 million U.S. children living below … [Continue reading...]
Miss Leah Lane, daughter of Stewart F. Lane and Bonnie Comley, of New York, will make her debut at The 60th International Debutante Ball on Monday, December 29th, in the Grand Ballroom of the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
Leah Lane is an actor and writer in New York City. She is currently a junior at the Horace Mann School and has taken advantage of the many opportunities that living in New York City has to offer. Leah was introduced to charity work at an early age, accompanying her parents to different events. Her book, "This Never Happens in the City", a children's pre-school book about a young girl who lives in the city and summers in the country, was published in 2004. All proceeds benefit the Child Development Center of the Hamptons (CDCH), a school for children with learning … [Continue reading...]
Message from Peacelights Founder Joumana Rizk:
The work continues. And the fun with it.
Following the unprecedented success of the People’s Climate March, I am thrilled to invite you to our Connect for Peace event in New York City on Tuesday September 30th, from 4pm to 7 pm in Union Square.
Some have described these events as a cross between performance art and peace rally. You can watch or participate. Either way you will experience, in your body, what it feels like to be connected to every one around you.
Make a contribution, explore the promise of what’s possible-- join our exhilarating event!
What: Connect for Peace
When: Tuesday, September 30th from 4:00-7:00pm
Where: Union Square, Manhattan, NYC. South Plaza on 14th Street between Union Square … [Continue reading...]
What’s Good News For You
Pfizer launches new campaign to inspire postmenopausal women to tune into their bodies
NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 23 – Every day, an estimated 6,000 women in the United States reach menopause. To inspire this growing population of women and to share her story, Golden Globe® winning actress Kim Cattrall has teamed up with Pfizer Inc. Working together for a healthier world™ (NYSE: PFE), makers of prescription menopause treatments for certain menopausal symptoms, to launch theTune In To Menopause™(www.TuneInToMenopause.com) campaign which is designed to bring the conversation front and center and motivate women during this time of life.
As an actress, Kim Cattrall had “pretend” hot flashes on-screen before she ever experienced them in real … [Continue reading...]
Jona Genova has practiced meditations from Tibetan traditions for fifteen years. A gifted healer, Reiki Master and the Founder of Samadhi for Peace, she is developing new ways of integrating these practices with creative development, pain management, peak performance, and energy healing—all while finding compassion for Self and spreading peace to others.
Jona’s formal education emphasized neuropsych-ology and comparative religion but she has also held careers at top financial firms and as an entrepreneur so she understands the real life pressures her clients face when seeking a healthy work-life balance. Her approach is personalized, compassionate and results oriented, developing unique programs for individuals, corporations and academia. She has written five workbooks that complement … [Continue reading...]
I am passionate about living a green healthier life. Green For A Reason was created as a hub for green building professionals and products, so that everyone could have easier access to those who are helping us live in a healthier environment as well as having less of an impact on our planet.
I thought I was living a healthy life but as I started my research on the materials currently being used to build our homes, I began to realize that there were many toxins in our everyday life and environment that I knew nothing about. In my struggle and search for a healthier home I decided to compile my knowledge and findings and open this website to people all over the world, so they too could find healthier, greener products and professionals who are passionate about … [Continue reading...]
It was so nice meeting you today and thank you so much for filming us and helping us get our message out there! This is an organization I am very passionate about and have been a chair person for this event for 3 years now. This event helps raise awareness to people who have been affected by cancer. Everyone has been affected in some way and this event brings hope to those battling and remembrance to those lost. My inspiration for this event was watching my beautiful mother battle cancer. Watching her go through pain, surgeries, radiation, and numerous medications made me realize how important it is to cherish life and to finish your fight. I am so thankful and proud of my mom for fighting this terrible disease and proving to me how strong people are. My mom has been a … [Continue reading...]
"To know yourself as the Being underneath the thinker, the stillness underneath the mental noise, the love and joy underneath the pain, is freedom, salvation, enlightenment."
"Thinking is a wonderful tool if it's applied. Thinking, however, can not become the master. Thinking is a very bad master. If you're dominated by thinking then your life becomes very restricted."
Prejudice of any kind implies that you are identified with the thinking mind. It means you don't see the other human being anymore, but only your own concept of that human being. To reduce the aliveness of another human being to a concept is already a form of violence.
If the structures of the human mind remain unchanged, we will always end up re-creating the same … [Continue reading...]
Merck Consumer Care’s Active Family Project has partnered with US Youth Soccer (USYS) to encourage families to Play For A Change this September. The program promotes being active together as a family through soccer, while also making a positive change in the lives of those less fortunate. To celebrate Youth Soccer Month, the Active Family Project will donate a minimum of 75 soccer kits to US Youth Soccer, filled with the equipment needed for kids in underserved communities to play. For every 100 engagements (likes, shares or comments by users) on the Active Family Project Facebook® page, during the month of September, consumers can help enable an additional donation of up to 50 more soccer kits.
Teaming up with the Active Family Project, soccer legend Brandi Chastain – member of the … [Continue reading...]